Itchen Abbas


Itchen Abbas

Itchen Abbas is a small village in Hampshire, England.

The village lies in the valley of the River Itchen. Charles Kingsley was a regular visitor to the village and it provided inspiration, along with the river, for the setting of the Water Babies.

It is mentioned in the Hampshire Folk Song "Avington Pond" as the place where the builders of the pond were paid their wages. They were given their money in the "Plough" public house.


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